September Events

The Saanich fair

Dates: August 30 - September 1
Location: Saanich fairground
Official Website: HERE

Western Canada's oldest continuous agricultural fair where fun, food and fantastic meet, there's something for all ages.  5,000 exhibits, Dog and Horse shows, Concessions with an ethnic flair, Carnival and games and continuous stage entertainment. Only $11.00 for admission.

Rifflandia Music Festival

Dates: September 11-14
Location: Various Venues
Official Website: HERE

Every September Rifflandia Festival transforms the city of Victoria into one big musical buffet, with over 100 performances on 10 stages, all within walking distance in the city's beautiful and historic downtown core. Rifflandia Festival has quickly become on of Western Canada's most exciting annual music events, featuring a truly diverse line-up of acclaimed Canadian and International artists. 

Victoria International Chalk Festival

Dates: September 13-14
Location: Various downtown locations
Official Website: HERE

The Victoria International Chalk Festival is Canada's largest chalk festival. This family-friendly, free-to-attend festival is an amazing celebration of the unique medium of chalk art and presents an array of international and local chalk artists including many members of our First Nations community.

Walking with Dinosaurs

Dates: September 18-21
Location: Save on Foods memorial Arena
Official Website: HERE

Based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, Walking with Dinosaurs returns to North America this summer. The show that critics have called ‘awesome’, ‘spectacular’ and ‘breathtaking’ will showcase changes to the dinosaurs based on the latest scientific research including the likely feathering of some species. Worldwide, more than eight million people have seen this show in 243 cities and over 2,000 performances.

Alan Jackson

Date: September 22
Location: Save on Foods Memorial Arena
Official Website: HERE

Country Superstar Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who’ve written more than 20 songs that they’ve recorded and taken to the top of the charts. His current album, The Bluegrass Album, was released September 24, 2013 and remains in the top of the charts after spending more than four months at #1 on Billboard’s Bluegrass Album Sales Chart.

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria

Dates: September 22
Official Website: HERE

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria powered by GoodLife Fitness is a supported mass-participation cycling event. Experience world-class cycling routes and breathtaking scenery Victoria has to offer.

Riders of all fitness levels can take part in the ride. Riders can choose to cycle three distances: League 140km for the cycling enthusiast Island, Savings 100km for the entry-level rider, Ryder Hesjedal's 50km ride for those who want to experience cycling for the first time!

Russell Peters

Date: September 29
Location: Save on Foods memorial Arena
Official Website: HERE

After setting attendance records around the world and completing one of the biggest comedy tours ever with his Notorious World Tour in 2012, comedian Russell Peters announces the launch of his new Almost Famour World Tour across Canada this fall.
“The Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour” features all new material, plus Peters’ lightening fast improv with the audience.